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Nucleic Acids

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    Nucleic acids are polymers of monomers called nucleotides. Nucleotides are made of a sugar, phosphate group, and a nitrogen base. Nucleic acids contain the instructions to build proteins. DNA stores genetic information here and RNA then builds the proteins.

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